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Wednesday, 10 July 2019 09:10

Double standards

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Lake Taupo, a supreme natural attraction, was inundated last week with 800,000L of raw sewerage when a water main burst on Lake Terrace.

Imagine if a dairy farmer had done this -- pushed dairy effluent into a waterway. He would by now have been lynched on social media and by mainstream media by environmentalists.

Yet none of these armchair critics have uttered a word against the spillage. Double standards?

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